Biographical Sketch of Andrew Jackson

Jackson, Andrew, Panton, Vergennes p. o., was born in Addison, Vt., in 1822. He represented his town in 1868 and 1869, and has been selectman and lister. He is a general farmer, dairyman, stock grower, and shipper, and owns and occupies the homestead farm of 230 acres. He was married in 1846 to Eliza Clark, who died in 1878, leaving two children — Charles L., and Fred C. Andrew Jackson then married for his second wife Emily Frances Collins, of Ferrisburgh, Vt., on October 19, 1880. Andrew Jackson was a son of Hezekiah and Sarah (Allen) Jackson. Sarah was born in Vermont in 1792, and her husband, Hezekiah, was born in Stephentown, Rensselaer county, N. Y., in 1772, and died in 1860. They had a family of four children born to them, all of whom are now living. Hezekiah Jackson had five children by his first wife, all of whom are now dead. The four children whom he had by his second wife are Andrew, David, Charlotte, and Elmina. Hezekiah Jackson settled in this town before 1800, and was in the War of 1812 and 1814. Andrew’s paternal grandfather was Ephraim Jackson, who was an early settler in Vermont, and died at Addison, Vt.


Surnames:
Jackson,

Topics:
Biography,

Locations:
Addison County VT,

Collection:
Smith, H. P. History of Addison County Vermont: With Illustrations And Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men And Pioneers. Syracuse, N.Y.: D. Mason & co., 1886.

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